Proper piston-to-valve clearance is essential to the health of your engine. And by essential, we mean your powerplant could meet its catastrophic demise without the right clearance between these two vital engine components.

We covered the ins and outs of checking piston-to-valve clearance in an earlier post, but this video provides the actual visuals to go along with the individual steps. Check it out–it could save your engine’s life: